HEALTH CARE PROVIDER SPECIFIC DATA SELECTION
Pre training job specific data collection to complement standard information package to ensure the program is ideally personalized.
DYNAMIC SCHEDULING TO ACCOMMODATE SHIFTS
Making session times accommodating to busy lives, different sleeping patterns, fluctuating days off and more.
TEACHING FITNESS PLANNING
With type of work and busy lives it is especially important for health care providers to plan weekly exercise and nutrition into their lives.
TECHNIQUES FOR INCREASING METABOLISM
Can improve the bodies capabilities at work and at rest, increase energy and more.
PREVENTING BACK PROBLEMS
With the nature of the job an important aspect of health care provider training, with PREVENTION being the ultimate goal
“An estimated 52% of nurses complain of chronic back pain according to the American Nurses Association with up to 12% leaving the profession as a result of back injuries” (Back to Basics by Anne Federwisch Feb 28, 2005, NurseWeek)
Strengthening the muscles that support the spine, from deep to superficial, are crucial in all functional and kinetic movements for work and personal life.
Want to ensure the feet are strong throughout entire shifts and try to prevent any ailments of the foot such as plantar fasciitis
FITNESS AND DIETARY CHOICES FOR NIGHT SHIFTS
Planning how to exercise and eat while working night shifts can have a large impact on over all health, meeting goals and energy levels.
Look to reduce personal and work related stress including compassion fatigue and critical incident stress by reducing stress hormones, increasing endorphins, meeting goals, and releasing negative emotions
With the repetitive walking, standing, and lifting involved in nursing we hope to increase the physical capabilities of the legs
Health care providers are essentially occupational athletes yet not always with positive results. The lifting and bending can be dangerous and the walking can be draining and doesn’t reach the intensity to reap rewards of a fitness program. With shifts and the dietary options often available in their workplaces quality nutritional choices can easily be neglected.
Experienced with healthcare/emergency services workers in terms of stressors, coping mechanisms, the effects of this type of work on different dimensions of an individuals life and how that correspondingly affects components of fitness and wellness. Trained in CISM. Please contact for more info.